peHUB First Read

* John Sculley explains why he fired Steve Jobs

* Wanted: A buyer for Blackwater and its baggage

* Golnaz Esfandiari: “Far from being a tool of revolution in Iran over the last year, the Internet, in many ways, just complicated the picture.”

* Morning Call: U.S. futures point higher, London rises early, European shares climb and the Nikkei gains 1percent.

* Bain & Co: Six ways to make healthcare M&A work

* Knowledge @Wharton: Can we ever regulate the financial unknown?

* Camille Ricketts: The defeat of California’s Prop 16 is a win for grid innovation

* Photo of the Day: Engaged couple discovers pic of their paths crossing as kids at Disney World.

* Harry Reid says that the tax extenders bill (which is where the carried interest changes are housed) will pass the Senate next week.

* Vincent Fernando: “More people are now quitting their jobs than being fired, which is one of the healthiest signs we’ve seen from the labor U.S. market so far.”

* A $9 billion inheritance, tax-free

* Robert Pozen: How to survive a bubble

* What has Kai-Fu Lee done since publicly launching Innovation Works last fall:

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